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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:53 AM
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Here's the transcript from JK speech to Editors & Publishers yesterday
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 10:13 AM by frank frankly
http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=135-04...

it can be watched online at cspan.org. it was awesome.

YOU MUST WATCH THIS when you get the chance. trust me. ;-)

<snip>

If you don't believe that this election is the most important in our life time, then all you have to do is look at the stories about the millions of middle class families who are struggling to get ahead. There are record bankruptcies, record foreclosure rates, and Americans owe more than $750 billion in credit card debt. And last year, because the cost of tuition has soared, 220,000 young people had to give up on their dream of a better future. These men and women built America. They worked hard. They contribute week after week And in return, they're told by this Administration, "You're on your own." My friends fundamental fairness is at stake in this election.

If you don't believe that this election is the most important in our lifetime, then all you have to do is look at the story about Iraq. First, the Administration would have you believe that we are about to turn over authority in Iraq to a new government - a handover that will signal the end of America's occupation. But, in reality, we are no closer to a real Iraqi government able to provide security for its people, make laws and ensure freedoms. This is still America's problem. My friends the strength of our national security is stake in this election.

The American ideas of fundamental fairness, truth, and hope are what brought me to a life of service. And I am running for president because I want to bring those ideas back to the American people so that together, we can build a stronger America.

Ten years ago, the Republicans introduced what they called "The Contract with America." They say that the contract was written to give the American people more faith and trust in their government. But it did the opposite.

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thanks to sandnsea for the link!
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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:54 AM
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1. it should be on the website
if not now, soon www.johnkerry.com
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:54 AM
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2. thanks! it's not there yet, but yes it will be...
:hi:
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:00 AM
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3. Here
http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=135-04...

But having read it and watched it both, watching it is ten times better. He was really excellent yesterday!
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:10 AM
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4. new title kick
:kick:
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:08 PM
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5. kick
:kick:
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VolcanoJen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:09 PM
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6. If that speech becomes his new stump speech...
... then things are really, really starting to look good for Kerry.

Best. Speech. Ever.
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:14 PM
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7. he's got months to wear Bush down
Kerry in a landslide, now that Bev & Andy have Diebold on the ropes.

:hi:
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:24 PM
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8. or, Kerry is not getting "soft"
read it or watch it!!
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-26-04 12:47 PM
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9. kick
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rockymountaindem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-26-04 12:53 PM
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10. That one remark from the speech about how
"no matter who wins the election, the terrorists lose" really pissed me off. Then I realized I took it out of context when I watched the speech. That speech was totally awesome, and I agree that it should be his new stump speech. I blame what current problems we do have on the stupid media, and I am confident we will overcome those problems later in the campaign when people start paying more attention to what's going on.
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frank frankly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-27-04 06:22 PM
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11. kick
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